Indian star Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Shuai Peng entered the women’s doubles semi-finals of the US Open tennis tournament with a straight sets win over Timea Babos of Hungary and Andrea Hlavackova of Czech Republic here on Thursday.
The fourth seeded Sino-Indian pair needed an hour and 56 minutes to carve out a 7-6, 6-4 victory over their fifth seeded opponents in the quarter-finals.
They will meet the winner of the quarter-final clash between H.A Chan of Taipei and S. Zhang of China and the Taipei-Swiss pair of Y.
Chan and Martina Hingis for a place in the final, reports Ians.
The seventh seeded Czech pair of L. Hradecka and K. Siniakova will take on third seeded compatriots L. Safarova and B. Strycova in the other semi-final.